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(MENAFN - AFP) Hundreds of companies across the United States are selling unapproved stem cell treatments directly to patients, raising concerns about safety and scams in a fast-growing industry, researchers said Thursday.

At least 351 companies across the United States are marketing unapproved stem cell procedures at 570 individual clinics, their report in the journal Cell ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Global stocks mostly rose Thursday as Britain's central bank hinted at fresh monetary stimulus to limit the impact of the country's vote to quit the EU.

Bourses in London, Paris and Frankfurt all rose after Bank of England chief Mark Carney said more stimulus would likely be needed to counter a Brexit-induced slowdown of the British economy. The news also pushed ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Bank of England governor Mark Carney on Thursday suggested monetary easing may be required this summer, saying that the economic outlook had "deteriorated" after Britain voted to leave the EU.

"The economic outlook has deteriorated and some monetary policy easing will likely be required over the summer," he said in a speech in central London.

Carney also ...

(MENAFN - AFP) The International Monetary Fund said Thursday that Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union a week ago has created uncertainty that poses a major threat to the global economy.

"We see the uncertainty right now as probably the biggest risk to the global economy," said IMF spokesman Gerry Rice, calling on European leaders and other policymakers to take ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Apple is being sued by China's media regulator over rights to an obscure patriotic film, a Beijing court said Thursday, in the latest legal battle for the US tech giant in one of its crucial overseas markets.

China's State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT) claims that Apple has violated its exclusive online broadcast ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Britain's shock EU exit referendum result has forced the government to delay a decision on airports expansion until autumn, it said Thursday.

Prime Minister David Cameron had been set to make a decision on where to expand airport capacity in southeast England in the coming weeks.

However, Cameron resigned last Friday after he failed to persuade Britons ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Lionsgate, the Hollywood studio known for its "Hunger Games" film franchise, said Thursday it reached a deal to buy the Starz pay television group for $4.4 billion.

The deal, rumored for several weeks, cements the standing of Lionsgate as a major Hollywood player and gives it broader global reach with Starz, which operates premium television channels in the ...

(MENAFN - AFP) Britain's shock EU withdrawal could cause an economic crisis, a top banker warned Thursday, adding it was "far from certain" London would secure its exit demands in Brussels.

"This is a political crisis that has the potential to create an economic one," said John McFarlane, chairman of Barclays bank and head of finance lobbyists TheCityUK.

"Unlike the ...

(MENAFN - AFP) World shares rose Thursday and the pound held its ground as a heightened political drama in Britain, sparked by its decision to quit the EU, provided fresh surprise twists.

Wall Street echoed cooling gains in European markets after a robust two-day rebound from a heavy sell-off on the heels of the Brexit decision, even seeing London wipe out all its post-vote ...

(MENAFN - AFP) The British pound spiked Thursday immediately after top Brexit campaigner and former London mayor Boris Johnson said he will not stand to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron.

The currency rose to $1.3493 from its $1.3434 level seen just before the surprise announcement by Johnson who had been widely expected to go for Prime Minister David Cameron's job.

The ...

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